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date: 23 January 2020

Hammond, William Alexanderlocked

(28 August 1828–05 January 1900)
  • Bonnie Ellen Blustein

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Hammond, William Alexander (28 August 1828–05 January 1900), neurologist, was born in Annapolis, Maryland, son of John Wesley Hammond, a doctor, and Sarah Pinckney. He attended St. Johns College and then the Medical College of the University of the City of New York, where he received the M.D. in 1848. After a year as resident physician at the Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, he married Helen Nisbet and enlisted as an assistant surgeon in the United States Army....

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